The fantasies and dreams of two over-the-hill actresses are intertwined with their realities, as the two roommates struggle to survive their day-to-day lives in the expensive and difficult world of Paris.
This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
3,5 If the road to oneself demands elliptical detours with higher apsis being equivalent to the highest estrangement, then actors hold tiers of rings of Saturn wrapping that ultimate unreachable nucleus. Sonia is an exfoliating actress: she blossoms by opening leaves (accepted roles) out of her centermost and lessens with each scaled and faded lamina, bcoz every part eats at her in a cycle of plenitude and permanent
bats in the closet, lizard on the bed sheets, the best worst comb-over in all of cinema, the most ecstatically "happy end"-ing followed by the most shattering and horrifying one — the best film about friendship I've ever seen is a musical where innumerable empty champagne bottles and photos of matinée idols litter the mise-en-scène like polite corpses